I watched as my niece played with my iPhone the other day. She is only 2 years old. As she clicked on the YouTube icon, she unexpectedly threw herself on the floor in a fit of impatience. That Pepper Pig video couldn’t load quick enough.
We are all moulding our attraction…Continue
On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
I love technology. I enjoy nothing more than trying out the latest app or discovering something new I can do with my programs that will positively impact my work (and make me look like the genius who came up with the original idea).
Having said all this, my experience of working in the…Continue
We contacted Suzanne Lucas, also known as the Evil HR Lady, and asked if we could interview her about the topic of technology in the HR world. She agreed, and during the very first question, we mentioned…Continue
As technology becomes integrated into every business process, there are security vulnerabilities created as well. As advancing and convenient as most technology is, these gaps in security can greatly hurt a business if cyber-criminals decide to target you. Your own company should work to eliminate these IT vulnerabilities through following the three strategies below.…
Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 7, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments
Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.
LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings…Continue
Yet Again, this year HR technology rocked at the conference in Las Vegas with presence of so many illuminated participants, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and new-age startups in particular. More announcements and announcements, product releases about new features, mergers and acquisitions, finest wines, latte and VIP…Continue
As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…Continue
So far in 2015, the tech topic on the tip of everybody’s tongue has been virtual reality (VR) and the potential applications it might have. As always with the release of any technology, some believe VR could be a worldwide game-changer and some think it’ll be a bit of a damp squib. We won’t know…Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 3, 2015 at 8:29am — No Comments
Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.
How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…Continue
Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments
In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on February 27, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments
For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments
In many cases, you will hit the nail on the head, delivering the right guy or gal for the position. Other times, however, you will go back and review the process to see where things might have gone…Continue
Added by Dave on February 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation. The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars. Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…Continue
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).
There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
Luckily, big data is helping recruiters and hiring managers’ better stay on top of job applications.
With job seeking data management in mind, here are…Continue
Added by Dave on October 21, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments
If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too.
But if your processes are a blast from the past,…
Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.
For example, the…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…Continue
Added by Kim Peters on October 8, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments
Today I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.
If you are unfamiliar, here’s the technology adoption life-cycle curve above.
So what are you looking at? Basically, for the adoption of any technology you experience a timeline of adoption that looks a lot like above. With innovators and early adopters being the…Continue